Healthy Lifestyles Expo in Lloyd Hall

Here’s a sampling of our Healthy Lifestyles exhibitors:

Parthenia Izzard, CNHP, MA, ABD, Psychologist, Alternative Medicine Therapies Inc.
We offer a holistic approach to preventive care. Consultations are face-to-face and/or video-conferenced. We utilize nutrition, meditation, iridology, kinesiology, reflexology, energy medicine, psychosocial strategies, in an eclectic wellness coaching model. The Wellness, Wholeness & Wisdom radio program airs on BlogTalkRadio, an international internet station. Go to

Amber E. Badeau, Retail Registered Dietitian
Amber works at the ShopRite of Front & Olney in Philadelphia where she provides free nutrition services to associates, customers, and the community. The services include: individual nutrition counseling, menu ideas& recipe makeovers, in-store health screening, shop with the Dietitian, educational guided store tours, cooking demos, kids healthy eating events, and community health & wellness program.

Philadelphia Canoe Club
PCC consists of a dedicated group of canoeists and kayakers. All club trips, training, and events are open to the public, and do not require membership. The club promotes paddling, and paddle sports in the Philadelphia area, training new paddlers, and leading trips all over the US, year round.

Michelle Hudson, DDS
Having healthy teeth is very important to your general health. Dr. Hudson, a doctor of dental surgery, will provide you advice and tips about how to maintain good oral hygiene.

Dragon Boat Organizations:
Philadelphia Flying Phoenix | Philadelphia Dragon Boat Association | Schuylkill Dragons
Representatives of Philadelphia Flying Phoenix, the Philadelphia Dragon Boat Association and the Schuylkill Dragons will tell you all about how you can participate in, and benefit from, this ancient and colorful team sport.

Learn-to Row Programs (sample)
Bachelors Barge Club | Fairmount Park Rowing | Philadelphia City Rowing | Whitemarsh Boat Club
Representatives of various Learn-to-Row programs such as Bachelors Barge Club, Fairmount Park Rowing Camp, Philadelphia City Rowing and Whitemarsh Boat Club will tell you all about the focus of their programs and how you can find the one that might be right for you.

Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation
Newly formed in 2010, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has the mission of promoting the wellbeing of the City, its citizens and visitors, by offering beautiful natural landscapes and parks, historically significant resources, high quality recreation centers and athletic programs, along with enriching cultural and environmental programs.

The Food Trust
Founded in 1992 with the goal of ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food, The Food Trust works to improve the health of children and adults, promote good nutrition, increase access to nutritious foods, and advocates for better public policy.

The Salvation Army KROC Center of Philadelphia
The Salvation Army Kroc Center of Philadelphia is the newest, largest, most comprehensive community center on the east coast and represents The Salvation Army's ongoing commitment to building communities of faith, hope, compassion, and grace.The programs have been designed to stimulate the mind, body and spirit, to provide hope, and to transform the life of each and every member of the community.

Neighborhood Bike Works
Neighborhood Bike Works is a nonprofit educational organization in Philadelphia that seeks to increase opportunities for urban youth in underserved neighborhoods in greater Philadelphia by offering educational, recreational, and career-building opportunities through bicycling; it also promotes cycling as a healthy, affordable, environment-friendly form of transportation.

Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club
Outrigger canoe paddling is a sport with roots in ancient Hawaiian culture. Today, outrigger canoe paddling is a popular sport, especially in Hawaii, but also all over the United States and around the world. The Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club has been paddling in local and regional waterways since 1995. The Club invites anyone interested in paddling to come out and give it a try.

Schuylkill River Greenway Association
Based in Pottstown, PA, the Schuylkill River Greenway Association is responsible for managing the Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area, designated by the US Congress in 2000. The boundaries of the Heritage Area cover the Schuylkill's watershed in Schuylkill, Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. This region is nationally significant for the role its people, places, and events played in the American, Industrial, and Environmental Revolutions. The Heritage Area is home to over 3.2 million people across the five counties. Approximately 1.75 million people draw their drinking water directly from the River.

uGO's mission is to empower families and neighbors to improve their individual bodies and invest in their collective communities. uGO builds networks of neighbors and families around health and fitness by creating neighborhood-based activities and events that promote healthy lifestyles and community connectivity. uGO is NOT an intense weight loss program. uGO is an intense community wellness venture helping to create networks of people invested in each other's collective health.

Open City Healing Arts
Laura Hawley, a skilled acupuncturist in practice since 1998, is committed to helping her patients engage this natural capacity for healing. At Open City Healing Arts, she provides gentle, effective and affordable care for a wide range of disorders and illnesses, using both group and private treatment.

A Heart With Ears
Andrew and Lizzie Jackson are Certified Grief Recovery Specialists. They have over ten years experience of hearing with our heart your hurts caused by losses such as from the death of a family member or friend, jobs, divorce, health, sexual abuse, children going away for school, military service, or marriage, etc. Yes, We are "A Heart With Ears".

Aryanna Perez
My main focus is to help you achieve your fitness goals so that you may live a healthier and happier lifestyle."  AFAA Group Fitness Certified, PaddleFit Level 2 Certified, WPA Class 1 and Zumba Certified.

The Humane League
Join the millions for meatless monday. Founded in 2005, our mission is to save the lives of as many animals as possible and reduce as much animal cruelty as we can. Ever Animal Has A Voice.